During a book reading of ‘Modi@20’ in the US, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar called out the politics that was played out following the abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir.
After Article 370 was repealed, Jammu and Kashmir became subject to 890 central laws, while 250 unfair state legislation were eliminated. Additional 130 state legislation have changed. The elimination of certain hurdles has led to a conducive business atmosphere
On the 3rd anniversary of the Abrogation of Article 370, PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti took to the streets to protest and called it a ‘black decision’.
During an event organised to commemorate `Kargil Vijay Diwas` in Jammu, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh paid glowing tributes to the freedom fighters and the Armed Forces personnel who have laid down their lives since independence in the service of the nation.
This will be PM Modi’s first visit to the union territory, other than his trip to the border posts, since the abrogation of the special status of Jammu and Kashmir in August 2019.